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HTML tag displaying the title of a web page.

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Changed Title and Meta description in Yoast seo for some pages, but it was not showing in the website even after google crawls the website. [duplicate]

Changed Title and Meta description in Yoast seo for some pages, but it was not showing in the website even after google crawls the website. Instead it was showing the same old title that we put in the ...
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Title and Meta Description not found by SEO checking websites [closed]

I have a website and I'm trying to improve it's SEO ranking. I checked on several SEO checking websites and all of them say the Title and Meta Description are not found. I'm sure there are there: ...
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→ (arrow symbol) in website title causing it to be ranked low on Google?

My blog runs on Ghost and is titled flowing → systems. When I search that exact string, it appears as the first result. However, once I search just for flowing systems, it is nowhere to be found. My ...
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Can I use the same title as someone else in my blog post?

I want to use the title "What Is React Native" for my a blog next week as I think my type of customer might want to know. However when I did a Google search for it, I found that this title was already ...
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Where does Google get the shorter title that it uses in site links when it is different than the page title?

Google seems to use the Title tag as the primary source for determining sitelink titles. However, I noticed that for some sites, the page title is not the same as the sitelink title. For example, ...
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For SEO, should I append the site's main keyword to the title tag of every page?

I'm using Joomla as CMS. It allows appending the website name before or after the actual site name. So I do it after the site name. If I put the main keyword in the website name, it will be appended ...
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Using spaces in website name at title tags [closed]

Let's say I have a domain rentleasecars.com or something like that. Therefore I can use titles like these: Random Page Title | RentLeaseCars Random Page Title | Rent & Lease Cars Which one is ...
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SEO check tools don't recognize my title and description [closed]

ُThis SEO checking site tells me that my site doesn't have title and description tags, but in fact it does. I tried all SEO checking tools and they all report the same issue. What is the problem? I'm ...
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How is it possible for a word to display in Google organic results, when that word is not present in the HTML document? [duplicate]

When you search for "Hosting" in google.co.in, I get www.hostingraja.in in the first page. But instead of displaying the title in the index page, it shows "Hosting Raja", this word itself is not not ...
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Why is Google rewriting the page title with '[3]' in the search results?

Some of our pages in Google search are showing with a [3] in the title of the page. When this happens the title of the page is <page name> - [3]<domain name>. When it's not happening it'...
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When using Google's material icons, the page title in the search results has the icon alt text

i have a problem with my website titles in serp ( over 1000 pages ) The title of the pages is in this format page title - home_icon Home I checked my website and I found in the menu link to the ...
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Possessive form with nickname/name for a blog title

I am trying to find out whether it is a good idea to use the possessive form with a nickname. I am creating my personal blog, I am hesitating between the simple nickname/name form and the possessive ...
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Why does Google change / mispell my very site name?

Until I saw it with my own eyes, I wouldn't believe it : users reported that in some of their searches, my website's name was appearing in a certain way, changing its meaning. The website name is ...
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Old domain name appended to page titles in Google SERP

We recently moved our domain from monomachines.com --> supplychimp.com Followed all the recommendations from various blog posts and told Google in Webmaster Tools that MonoMachines is now ...
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Why is meta description tag in google not showing HTML tags properly?

I am writing articles about different HTML tags. Currently, my description tag looks like this: Read about the HTML5 Tag. but it should actually be: Read about the HTML5 <iframe> Tag. This ...
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How to create an SEO friendly custom post type title using Yoast [closed]

I have used this code to filter $title of a custom post type, and it works perfectly fine when there are search results on the post type e.g A query for Mercedes Benz cars for sale in Paris would show ...
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Duplicate titles being flagged are on pages with different languages

Google Search Console flags duplicate titles for the following pages on my site - they all have the title 'prodname' /de/products/georadar/prodname /es/products/georadar-gpr-radar-de-penetracion-...
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Google shows "Widget tips" instead of "Widget" as title, but I don’t use this term anywhere

I have been working on one of the client's website from couple of months now. I have installed Yoast SEO plugin and titles was forced to put site name i.e "Widget" at the end of each post. But from ...
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After updating the title and meta description, how long until changes take place on Google?

I am using the Yoast plugin to help with the SEO of my site. I just set everything up and am wondering how long it takes for google to update the information. As you can probably tell already the only ...
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Why would Google show the old title when it has indexed the page with a new title?

I changed the title and meta description of a web page. It got re-indexed but still it shows in search results with the old title. Why would this happen and how would we resolve it?
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Title Tag and Meta Description [duplicate]

Question is, if my title tag and meta description is getting some of content or text from DB how would this effect SEO? e.g. Isuzu D-Max 4x2 LS MT - Specs, Specification and Price List Where "Isuzu ...
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SERP Meta Title Issues [duplicate]

I have this site I am working on, its a travel site. Today I saw a very unusual result in Google. For query - "flight from x to y" I am seeing my client site title as - "to y- flight from x to y". I ...
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Why does Google show two different site names for my site?

I recently upgraded to https as well as being the victim of malware/hacking. If i now search for my site i get two different site titles from google for my homepage? For example if i search for the ...
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Why is my domain name getting appended to the title in Google SERP? [duplicate]

Suppose my site is example.com. Now all the results for my site are displayed like this in Google search: How to make cookies - example.com However, my title is only How to make cookies, and ...
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Google has replaced page title and not showing page content. Any idea why? [closed]

This week i tried to upgrade my site to https and i also changed the homepage title from "Home" to "Tech Reviews And Tutorials". My page is https://getgeek.net. After these changes google has dropped ...
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What's best practice - either translate just the page title/meta description, or nothing at all? [closed]

I only have the translations for the page titles and meta descriptions. So I'm wondering, do I put the titles and meta descriptions in, keeping in mind that the rest of the page contents isn't ...
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Prevent Google from replacing "|" with ":" in search results

I have a title of 34 characters. I noticed that Google replaced the pipe | separator with colon :. I like pipe separator more. Should I use &nbsp;|&nbsp; to make it explicit? Will this help?
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Title attribute on image inside a tag

Is there a reason to put a title attribute on an image (img tag) if this is inside a link (a tag) already with a title ? (said that you already put the alt attribute to the img tag)
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Is <meta name="title"> redundant?

The <title> tag is displayed to the user of the search engine. Given that it is also what the search engine uses for ranking, why would one need to include a <meta name="title" content=""> ...
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"Brand® product" or "Brand product" in title?

We have always used Brand® product in the title element (because this is what it is). People of course search for Brand product and not Brand® product. I am in doubt. We are being advised to remove ...
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Does having the name of a country in the site title hurt SEO for other countries?

Let's say the website title has the word "Australia" in it. However, the target audience for the website is not just Australia, in particular I wish to target US/UK. 1) Does it negatively impact SEO ...
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Duplicate titles due to translation issues

I have a page in English and the same one in French, however the title cannot be translated to French, so even though the whole page is in French the title is in English. The titles are the same on ...
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In a WordPress e-commerce website - Why are product titles with wording better than titles with just numbers?

I am updating new stock onto a companies website and I have been replacing the titles of the product images. For example, where a product once had the title '2056.1' I had deleted this and replaced it ...
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Upper case beginnning letters of a domain using HTTP_HOST [closed]

For the past couple of months I've been thinking of a website I'd like to launch for a small community of people in my neighborhood. The concept is just a simple tag board to help the community know ...
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3 posts independent but related. Seo solutions

I have 3 blog posts that want to go deep in a subject. Each one covers a different aspect. Each one can be read independently. At the same time, they are connected. I thought that I could do ...
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search from Domain name , results showing lower case Title

Search from a domain name, results in showing title in lower case (although this is not the page title been given). Example: jw building services (jwbuildingservices.com) Is it possible to make ...
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Does changing company/brand name in title have SEO issues?

Say we had a website which on every page had a meta title of the following Product Name Blah Blah Blah | CompanyName.com However we felt that "CompanyName.com" was not really our identity and we ...
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Why do larger companies put little text in webpage and then add it all in the title of the page?

I have read all over not to got over 100 characters in a title tag but I see large companies in my trade add all the text they have on the page in the meta title tag?
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When your brand name is long, is it still a good idea to append it to every page title?

I am developing a new website. The part of the title that contains the company name, which is to be appended to the title of every page, news article etc. is 31 characters long. And since we want to ...
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Can brackets in page titles make it a completely different title to a crawler?

On my site, I feel to increase rankings, I'm going to include categories including one that 80+% visitors seems to want. As a result, I will need to include that category in the important HTML tags. ...
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How to eliminate duplicate titles for a website URL using www.example.com and example.com

My website uses both www.example.com and example.com. I recently tested for duplicate titles on the website and it seems that any title on a page at www.example.com and example.com is perceived as ...
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Can I randomly change the page title for users while showing search engines a static title?

Let's say I wanted to make a website or series of pages where the title (or at least what appears on your browser's tab) alternates randomly each time it's loaded - just for giggles. I have a bank of ...
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Difference between Keyword and KeywordSuffix for SERPs

I have a site with the keyword in the name as the first word, currently seperated by a space. Most posts contain the singular version of the keyword at the end of the title, so current titles in ...
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Google appending the home page title to every page title in the search results

I have published my web site a week ago. I have main page with title: drinkIt - Конструктор коктейлей and bunch of child pages (items) with titles like: drinkIt - <item name> It works fine ...
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Does title and description matter if a page is not to be indexed?

Does a meta-description and a title tag has any significance in a page that is marked to not be indexed (either via a rel=canonical pointing to another URL or noindex)? For example, I have a tutorial ...
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Google displaying wrong title / Adds "First -" before the title

I have a website (wordpess) and the most important page of my website is displayed with a wrong title on Google search results. The title of the page is in this format: "Category name | Website name"....
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Google is using placeholder text from the page in the search results rather than the page title of "Home"

The search result for Google incorrectly appears as "Enter your text here" for my website. The title is correct in the HTML code: "Home". Why is this happening and what can I do to correct it?
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I have product comparasion long title [duplicate]

I have Website with product comparasion. Also I am thinking what to do with my titles. 4 product comparasion: Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs Samsung galaxy S7 Edge vs Microsoft Lumia 820 XL DTE SIM DUAL vs ...
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Ideal title size for Google Search

Is it true that Google Search can’t read more than 70 characters of a webpage title?
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Should the category or the title come first in the URL path?

I've seen a site that has a link structure like this: http://www.example.com/{title}/about/{category} Traditionally sites are using: http://www.example.com/{category}/{title}/ Is it a better ...